Apr 27, 2020, 12:13 PM
President Adama Barrow on Sunday launched government’s covid-19 food aid worth D734,25, 864 to 84% of needy Gambian households.
Minister Jobe made these remarks before the committee on Tuesday at the legislative house in Banjul.
He said his ministry is in consultation with the Banjul City Council (BCC) to expand the project to other streets that are not part of the first phase of the project, adding that the project comprises both the drainage and sewage systems across the capital city.
According to him, the full completion of the project will be in May 2022, while informing members that other projects by the government across the country are on a high gear.
Sedia Jatta, the National Assembly Member (NAM) for Wuli West advised the minister to prepare a policy that indicates that any construction of a road or a building across the country is monitored by the Ministry of Works.
Sulayman Saho, the chairman of the committee, challenged the minister and the team to collaborate with the other partners so that their policy can fully by implemented by other institutions that are into road infrastructure development in the country.
The lawmaker for Wuli West Hon. Sedia Jatta says the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs observes that after five decades of Africa's independence, little was done to improve the continent's foreign trade.
On Saturday 9 May, Europe day, the start of economic and political cooperation among European countries was celebrated across the European continent.
A.M. Yusuf, state counsel, yesterday urged the High Court in Banjul before Justice Ebrima Jaiteh to ask Yankuba Touray, who is charged with murder, to open his defence. This followed the no-case submission made by Defence Counsel Sissoho on behalf of Yankuba.
State House, Banjul, 1st July 2020 – His Excellency, President Adama Barrow in consultation with the Ministerial Sub-Committee on COVID-19 and based on the advice given by the Health Experts’ Committee of the Ministry of Health has decided to extend the State of Public Emergency in The Gambia.
The lead counsel of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparation Commission (TRRC), Essa Faal, has reacted to accusation made by President Adama Barrow’s Political Adviser Dou Sanno in which he (Sanno) suggested that Mr. Faal snubbed Barrow to work with the oppositions.